Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 15, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 15, 2022

INDIA

– IAS officer Gaurav Dwivedi appointed as Prasar Bharati CEO

– UGC asks higher education institutions to adopt ‘Professors of Practice’ guidelines

– SC grants Centre more time to respond to pleas challenging Places of Worship (Special Provision) Act, 1991

– ‘Mr Natwarlal’ & ‘Yaarana’ director Rakesh Kumar passes away

– Ranveer Singh honoured with Etoile d’Or award at Marrakech International Film Festival in Morocco

– 53rd edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa from Nov 20 to 28

– COP 27 at Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt: “In our LiFEtime” campaign launched by India to encourage youth to become message bearers of sustainable lifestyles

– COP 27 at Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt: India submits its long-term low emission development strategy to UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) renamed as “Grid Controller of India Limited”

– The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance (MoF); Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA); and the World Bank Group DEA, MoHUA and the World Bank Group jointly organise a 5-day Cities Creditworthiness Academy Workshop

– Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal inaugurates 41st edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi

– Wholesale price-based inflation (WPI) eases to 8.39% in October from 10.7% in September

– Consumer Price-based (retail) inflation declines to 6.77% in October from 7.41% in September

– Indian govt. lifts ban on the VLC Media Player website

– 11th edition of India Stonemart 2022, a stone industry exhibition, held in Jaipur

WORLD

– Slovenia: Natasa Pirc Musar elected first female President

– World Diabetes Day observed on Nov 14; theme: ‘access to diabetes care’

SPORTS

– Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announces National Sports Awards 2022; table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal selected for Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2022, 25 chosen for Arjuna Award

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